The Art of Italy - The Baroque
 
Cleopatra with the asp, c.1628
The Royal Collection © 2012,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 405338

Cleopatra with the asp, c.1628

Guido Reni

Acquired by Frederick, Prince of Wales

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Palma Giovane asked his friend and fellow artist Guido Reni to create a painting of Cleopatra, to be judged in competition with his own works and those of Niccolò Renieri and Guercino... More